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19 Inspirational Words of Wisdom by Women

Happy #WisdomWednesday! To help you get through this Hump Day, we offer you some of our favorite quotes from some of our favorite ladies. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement" -Helen Keller "You can be the King, but watch the Queen conquer" - Nicki Minaj "I encourage you to take care of yourself. … Continue reading 19 Inspirational Words of Wisdom by Women

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When you feel like you’re failing at life…

None of us have ever questioned ourselves right? I mean, that never happens. Ever. Yeah right! We all go through times when we are unsure. We're unsure of our next move, unsure if we made the right decision from the last move, and if you're like me when I'm extra existentially stressed out, you may even … Continue reading When you feel like you’re failing at life…

Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interviews!

Interviews. You either hate them or you love them. You either get sweaty palms or you confidently rise to the occasion.  Whichever side of the spectrum you are on, the fact of the matter is this: Interviews are unavoidable and as soon as you accept that, you’ll be able to learn some tips and tricks … Continue reading Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interviews!

From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! In January we debuted our very first “From the Desk of: “ spotlight series to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical – Chika Chukudebelu is doing just that! (Instagram:@chikaijeoma and LinkedIn)   Suited & Savvy: Chika, tell me a little bit about what you … Continue reading From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

Some of us at Suited & Savvy just got back from some pretty awesome vacations! Vacations are an opportunity to relax, recharge, and re-energize in addition to exploring new areas. So if vacations are all that and a bag of chips, why don’t we cash in our vacation days? According to a study by the U.S. Travel … Continue reading 10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! We’ve created the “From the Desk of:” spotlight to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical. With that said, Ladies, meet Lauren! (IG: @suarezlauren , LinkedIn) I cannot think of a more perfect person for our first From The Desk of: … Continue reading From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

Even before you get there…

I had been out of school for four years when the Career Services Department from my graduate school contacted me about becoming a mentor to a current student.  At this point, I was knee-deep in decisions about career changes, trying to figure out if I should pack up my apartment to move somewhere warmer, and baffled about … Continue reading Even before you get there…

5 Ways to Feel More Confident at Work

Do you ever have one of those days where you feel like you can't do anything right? Those days when you convince yourself that you are of very little value to your organization and your boss regrets hiring you? Full Disclosure: This is an accurate description of my week.  It has been one of those … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel More Confident at Work

Mentoring 101

My department at work has a mentoring program for all new employees. The purpose of the program is to help all new employees ‘feel comfortable in their role by providing support and information, inspire, and encourage a strong, value-based work ethic.’ According to my supervisor, a mentor should be ‘experienced, enthusiastic and willing, and encouraging.’ … Continue reading Mentoring 101

9 Time It’s Okay Not To Say “Yes”

"Go for it!" They said. "Volunteer for that new project," they said. "It's a stretch opportunity", they say. "It'll be fun," they said. If you haven't noticed, there's this new push for women to say 'yes'.  A push to be bold and committed and to open ourselves up to everything to see what might be … Continue reading 9 Time It’s Okay Not To Say “Yes”

5 Books every professional women should add to their summer reading list

The summer seems to be swiftly slipping away, but there's still time for that beach getaway or lake-side relaxation. And what does every woman need while catching some sun or spending hours in a hammock? A great book! Check out Suited and Savvy's recommendation for 5 great books that will energize you in the workplace but … Continue reading 5 Books every professional women should add to their summer reading list

10 Items To Re-Energize Your Office Space

Feel like you’re stuck in a rut at work? Try sprucing up your office space! Decorating your office with pictures and super cute office supplies can make your 9-5 fly by. Marble mouse pad can bring some shine and sparkle to your desk. Did you know if you write down goals reminders in a super … Continue reading 10 Items To Re-Energize Your Office Space